Report: 10% Of Canadians Have Considered Suicide Since Pandemic Started

These are brutal numbers.

The impact of the China CCP Virus Pandemic has been felt across Canada and the world.

Thousands of people in our country have died.

Our economy has been devastated.

And those impacts have been made worse by ongoing lockdowns, as politicians failed to protect the vulnerable, and instead shut things down again.

This has destroyed countless businesses, plunged people into financial ruin and uncertainty, and left our connection with each other frayed, even as many politicians ignored the rules they impose on the rest of us.

Now, a survey by the Canadian Mental Health Association is showing an absolutely brutal toll on the mental health of Canadians.

The most disturbing numbers show 10% of Canadians have considered suicide during the pandemic, while 4% also claim they considered “deliberate self-harm.”

To get a sense of how this has changed, before the pandemic started, the same survey showed just 2.6% had considered suicide. That means we are seeing a 400% increase in the number of people considering suicide, a truly staggering and tragic number.

And this Tweet gives you sense of how terrible this is:

“What are we doing to ourselves?

3.8 million Canadians have contemplated suicide since *lockdowns* began.

If only 4 of every 1,000 of these 3.8 million Canadians actually followed through, the suicides resulting from our response to covid would outnumber covid deaths.”

Further, 40% of Canadians say their mental health has deteriorated since the pandemic started.

This is a clear mental health crisis, and is another consequence of the failure of the politicians to protect the border, failure to secure ports of entry, failure to protect the most vulnerable at personal care homes, and more.

Spencer Fernando

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